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Bronski shrugged and smiled. She watched his hands as he took out a package,
shook free a cigarette, lit it. "What happened?" "Accidents." "Working?" "Night
work. Do they make you afraid?" "I am afraid. Not of your hands but — " Night
When it was time to go to sleep, Jakob discovered he would be spending the
night on a small wooden platform set on stones above a dirt floor. All night his
sleep was interrupted by the sound of strange insects, the movement of animals ...
Burning his way into the night until finally the alcohol rendered him immobile,
polished, his face smooth and glistening. Yes, Stefann had known how to drink
into the night; Jakob had learned only the trick of taking one shot in the morning.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - gypsysmom - LibraryThing
This is the second book by Matt Cohen that I have read. I read Elizabeth and After a year and a half ago and enjoyed it. I knew that I had this other book on my TBR pile and that I wanted to read it ... Read full review
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This book was originally published in 1990 but was re-issued in 2007 when it was made into a movie staring Susan Sarandon and Christopher Plummer. It's a good read and not overly long, moving from a ... Read full review